Nicholas Foulkes has written around 20 books on subjects as diverse as James Bond, the Battle of Waterloo, and the trenchcoat. He also writes regularly for Country Life, The FT’s How To Spend It Magazine and Vanity Fair; In 2007 he was named Havana Man of the Year by the Cuban government.
William Sitwell is editor of Waitrose Kitchen and an established food critic and writer. He has authored several books and appears regularly on television and radio.
Clive Aslet is an award-winning writer and journalist, acknowledged as a leading authority on Britain and its way of life. He joined the magazine Country Life in 1977 and was Editor for 13 years. Sir Max Hastings credited him as being an ‘extraordinarily informed and influential standard-bearer for the cause of the countryside and Britain’s heritage for many years’.
Alessandro Tome is an appreciator of the best in life - the finest manners, the best behaviour, the classiest mores - and a sharp eye for when it falls short.
Spear’s editor-in-chief and founder has previously worked as a Hollywood based journalist. He has twice won editor of the year at the PPA Independent Publisher Awards
Sam Leith is the literary editor of the spectator, a columnist for the Evening Standard and author of You Talkin’ to Me?
Spear’s editor has previously written obituaries for The Times, book reviews for the Financial Times and features for Newsweek. From 2004 to 2007, he wrote the weekly ‘Diary’ column for the Independent on Sunday. From 2005 to 2012 he had more book reviews published in British publications than any other journalist, covering history, politics, film, showbusiness, Americana, and general biography.